SF-942CEE: Medieval spindle whorl (probably)

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: SF-942CEE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead probably Medieval spindle whorl. It is plano convex in shape with a sub-cylindrical perforation through the centre, which tapers towards the convex edge. The sides are roughly faceted.

The date is AD 1066-1500. See parallel in PAs database: WMID5532

Diameter: 22.76 mm

Height: 9.97 mm

Thickness: 8.68 mm

Weight: 25.95 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 9.97 mm
Thickness: 8.68 mm
Weight: 25.95 g
Diameter: 22.76 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: EKE 054
Other reference: Finds reference SS14 278

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Eyke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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